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October 22, 2017 4:18 AM Stephen Curry says mouthpiece tossed out of frustration, not at referee

With under a minute to go and his team trailing considerably for most of the contest, Curry drove in for a layup. The former MVP took some contact, but there was no call. An irate Curry threw his mouthpiece on the court in the direction of official Scott Wall and was immediately tossed from the game. Durant then rushed over to Wall and had some words 15

October 21, 2017 3:58 PM Federal judge in Hawaii expands block on Trump travel ban

(Reuters) - A federal judge in Hawaii extended his halt of U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson, who stopped the ban from taking effect this week, on Friday converted his temporary restraining order to a preliminary injunction. Watson’s ruling, issued in Honolulu 16

October 21, 2017 10:38 AM DeVos Is Sued By 17 States; Richard Spencer And Colleges; Race and Student Loans

A supporter of white nationalist Richard Spencer (center in white shirt) tries to cover up as he clashes with the crowd after a speech by Spencer on Thursday at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Our weekly roundup of education news and happenings may make you uncomfortable, but please don't ban our inconvenient truths. The classic 1960 novel 12

October 19, 2017 8:51 PM FDA Chief: Menthol, Tobacco Flavors Could Do ‘Both Harm and Good’

Agency will weigh flavors’ impact as it considers a ban on menthol in tobacco products The use of flavors in different tobacco products has the potential to do "both harm and good,” the Food and Drug Administration’s chief said Thursday, explaining that the agency would weigh both possibilities as it considers banning flavors such as menthol in cigarettes 13

October 19, 2017 10:13 AM Antiestablishment Tycoon Andrej Babis Leads Race to Become Czech Prime Minister

Billionaire favors Muslim immigration ban and friendlier ties with Russia, echoes neighboring leaders’ cool stance toward EU Czech voters are poised this week to elect as prime minister a blunt-spoken billionaire who tells crowds the system is rotten and rigged by distant European elites, a situation only he can fix. “It’s a catastrophe,” Andrej Babis 16

October 18, 2017 10:45 PM Northam owns stocks in Dominion, other companies with extensive interests in Virginia

As a state senator, Ralph Northam began expanding his financial portfolio to include stock in companies that do extensive business in Virginia. In early 2013, he reported owning between $10,000 and $50,000 of stock in Dominion Energy, Virginia’s largest utility and the top corporate donor to local campaigns. Later that year, Northam voted on eight Senate 1

October 18, 2017 5:04 PM Bulls' Bobby Portis Suspended 8 Games for Punching Teammate Nikola Mirotic

Bobby Portis is paying the price for his brutal punch on Bulls teammate Nikola Mirotic ... as the team has slapped him with an 8-game ban. Portis laid out Mirotic at practice on Tuesday ... sending him to the hospital with a fractured jaw and a concussion. Nikola was discharged from the hospital later that day, but will likely need surgery -- forcing 11

October 18, 2017 4:17 PM Second Federal Judge Blocks Latest Trump Travel Ban

Maryland judge says new ban, like previous versions, is tainted by religious animus WASHINGTON—A federal judge in Maryland Wednesday partially blocked the Trump administration from implementing its latest version of the travel ban, a ruling that came a day after a judge in Hawaii issued a court order preventing the White House from imposing much of the ban. President 9

October 17, 2017 11:07 PM Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks New Trump Travel Ban

Court order prohibits the enforcement of the ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries President Donald Trump’s new effort to impose a travel ban drew fire Tuesday from a federal judge who blocked implementation of restrictions on people from six Muslim-majority countries, on the eve of the policy taking full effect. U.S. District Judge Derrick 14

October 17, 2017 7:22 PM Judge in Hawaii blocks latest version of Trump's travel ban

HONOLULU — A judge in Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Tuesday granted Hawaii’s request to temporarily block the federal government from enforcing the policy. It was supposed to take effect at midnight EDT Wednesday. The Trump 15